Quality Use of Pathology Program (QUPP) Historical Reports

This page contains historical reports produced for the Department of Health and Ageing under QUPP

Page last updated: 22 March 2013

Evidence-practice gap in GP pathology test ordering - A comparison of BEACH pathology data and recommended testing (PDF 906 KB)
A project funded by the Quality Use of Pathology Program (QUPP), Department of Health and Ageing, Bettering the Evaluation And Care of Health (BEACH)
Final report to the Quality Use of Pathology Program
Author: Clare Bayram
Chief investigators: Helena Britt, Graeme Miller
Analyst: Lisa Valenti

Enhancing the quality use of pathology for GP Registrars and International Medical Graduates – assessing the need - Final report (PDF 1200 KB)
Report prepared by: Tanya Bubner and Dr Caroline Laurence

Investigating tiredness in Australian general practice. Do pathology tests help in diagnosis? (PDF 126 KB)
Angela Gialamas, Justin J Beilby, Nicole L Pratt, Rhys Henning, John E Marley, John F Roddick

A mechanism for the development, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based, best practice clinical guidelines to facilitate quality use of pathology tests
produced by Dr Ken Harvey

A Study of the Impact of the Use of General Practice Computer Systems on the Ordering of Pathology (PDF 946 KB)
A Report to the Department of Health and Ageing of a study conducted by
Michael Legg & Associates, IRIS Research, the University of Wollongong and Dr Ian Cheong on behalf of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
and the Australian Association of Pathology Practices Inc. (AAPP) Sydney
May 2004

If you require an accessible copy of these reports please contact:

QUPC Secretariat
Quality Pathology Section
Department of Health and Ageing
(MDP 951)
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601

Phone: 02 6289 3335
Fax: 02 6289 4028
Email: Quality Use of Pathology Program

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